Honduras Travel Information

The Republic of Honduras is a country in Central America. Honduras is bordered by Guatemala, El Salvador and Nicaragua. As most Central American countries, they speak Spanish.

In Honduras, temperature is more related to altitude than season. In general, Honduras is quite hot and humid year-round. In general, Honduras is divided in 3 regions: Caribbean Honduras, Honduran Highlands, and Pacific Honduras.

The largest cities in Honduras are Tegucigalpa (capital) and San Pedro Sula. Furthermore, Copán is a well-known piece of Maya civilization with different Maya sites open to the public. As most Caribbean countries, Honduras as a couple of islands and are good places for diving and snorkelling. From the islands, Utila and Roatán are the most popular ones. 

Cusuco National park is situated close to the border with Guatemala. It’s cloud forest and his is known for it’s exceptional species richness, especially amphibians. Furthermore, there are patches of dwarf forest.

Facts

Language         Spanish
Capital              Tegucigalpa
Currency          Lempira (HNL)
Population        8.8 Mil
Area                  112 492 km²
Time Zone       CST (UTC -06:00)
Dial Code         +504
Electricity         110/220V-60Hz (American plug)

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More Information

More information for Honduras Travel adventures you can find here:

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Blogs & Articles

Kanahau Utila

Kanahau Utila Research and Conservation Facility

Kanahau Utila Research and Conservation Facility Kanahau Utila Research and Conservation Facility (KURCF) is a recently established research centre located on Utila Island, part of the Bay Islands off the coast of Honduras. The centre is a ‘home away from home’ for a group of passionate conservation biologists, who actively run various research projects from the facility from February to September. Kanahau made it their mission to catalogue the biodiversity of Utila, identify and protect …
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Operation Wallacea review

Review of two Operation Wallacea terrestrial sites

Operation Wallacea Terrestrial Sites Mexico and Honduras The aim of this article is to give some more information on two research sites of Operation Wallacea (Opwall) which I visited as a staff member. More specifically, Calakmul (terrestrial research site of Opwall Mexico) and Cusuco (terrestrial research site of Opwall Honduras). Although I intend to help potential participants to further explore the options and make a decision on which Opwall site to visit, I want to stress …
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Honduras-Opwall

Opwall once again, Cusuco National Park in Honduras this time…

Opwall Honduras 2016: another Operation Wallacea season The Journey to Honduras (it took a while to get some updates on this blog… but here is a bit of an update about my stay in Cusuco – also check out the Honduras page)Another field season had started in June 2016 (Opwall Honduras). My rough plans were going to Honduras for another field season with Operation Wallacea and afterwards head North the join Panthera Belize again for …
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